Questions tagged [brushed-motors]

An internally commutated electric motor designed to be used with a DC (direct current) power source.

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Are there any brushed outrunner motors?

The most common motors on drones are brushless outrunner motors. I´ve also seen some brushless inrunner motors. Are there any brushed outrunner motors? If so, why are they so uncommon?
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Why do brushless drone motors tend to be more expensive than brushed?

The most common motors used for modern drones are brushless outrunner motors and I have heard that they are simpler to manufacture and are less susceptible to issues when being mass-produced than ...
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How do I tell when to replace the motors on my tinywhoop?

I own a brushed micro quadcopter, more commonly known as a tiny whoop. I've read that brushed motors in general, and especially those used in such quadcopters, have a limited lifetime and that you ...
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Why does a brushless drone fly longer?

I have noticed that drones with brushless motors fly longer than those with brushed motors. Why are drones with brushless motors able to fly for longer amounts of time?
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Why do brushless motors have 3 wires compared to 2 wires on a brushed motor? [closed]

I'm familiar with regular DC motors, which is what brushed motors appear to be. They have fixed stator magnets, rotor coils connected to the shaft and two brushes that power the coils at the right ...